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Scott Moe, Saskatchewan Premier, Apologizes For Province Failing ’60s Scoop Survivors – HuffPost Canada

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201915 Views

01/07/2019

I stand before you to say sorry.

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe apologized to survivors of the ’60s Scoop Monday for failing them and leaving them “caught between two worlds.”

“On behalf of the government of Saskatchewan and on behalf of the people of Saskatchewan, I stand before you today to apologize. I stand before you to say sorry,” Moe said before around 200 people at the legislature.

“We are sorry for the pain and the sadness that you have experienced. We are sorry for your loss of culture and language. And to all of those who lost contact with their family, we’re so sorry.”

About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes starting in the 1950s until the late 1980s.

Read More: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2019/01/07/scott-moe-60s-scoop_a_23636307/?utm_hp_ref=ca-politics

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